The 2017 Application Form for The Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel is now open. To be awarded a new contract for the term of July 1, 2017, please submit this online, electronic form no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, March 31, 2017. All applicants, including associate attorneys, are required to submit a substantive application as part of the evaluation process of the ORPC. To learn more about the application process and requirements, please refer to the Contract Renewal and Application Webinar. Password for webinar: ORPCApp$17 Link: https://vimeo.com/205612668
To access the online ORPC Application Form, click the following link: https://fs7.formsite.com/ORPCColorado/form33/index.html
For your review and reference only, a complete, printable version of the application is available here: https://fs7.formsite.com/ORPCColorado/form33/print
You must submit the online application, no paper application will be accepted.
You must have a Colorado Attorney Registration Number to apply.
Log In and Save Your Progress
Before beginning this form, you will be prompted to create a user login and password. These can be used to save and retrieve your work. Save your progress at any time by clicking “Save Partial Work” on the bottom of each page. Each time you advance to the next page, your work is automatically saved. To resume partially-completed work, click the link above to log in again. After logging in, click “Open Saved Form” to resume working. Be sure to advance to the last page of the form and click “Submit” before the deadline identified above.
Required Attachments to Prepare in Advance
You will be required to upload at least one electronic document to the online form (link above). The required documents are listed below. ORPC recommends that you begin collecting and preparing your document(s) with plenty of time before the March 31st deadline, and save each document on your computer, in PDF format. You’ll be required to upload your document(s) when prompted on the online form—you may not e-mail or mail documents separately. You can save your form and return to it later if you’re waiting on a required document.
- One redacted legal writing sample – preferably a substantive D&N motion. If you are interested in appeals please provide an appellate brief as your writing sample.
- Your resume, indicating your legal and other relevant experience.
You will be prompted to submit the names and email addresses of two professional references and the names and contact information for all associates and staff.
Please notify your references that ORPC may be contacting them.
The ORPC has a pending budget request to pay all attorneys hourly regardless of their jurisdiction. If this budget request is approved, attorneys in the following judicial districts will be paid hourly starting July 1, 2017: 2nd, 4th, 8th, 10th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th.
Please contact Sara Settle at 303-731-8773 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the instructions here or how to use the online form.